Posted June 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
A position-by-position look at the matchups in the NBA finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs: CENTER: Chris Bosh vs. Tim Duncan. Bosh had two strong games against the Spurs this season, averaging 20.5 points and 10.5 rebounds, and will focus more on that than his difficult Eastern Conference finals against Indiana, when he shot under 38 percent and averaged a measly 4.3 rebounds. Tony Parker does most of San Antonio's offensive damage now, but Duncan showed he's still their man at the biggest moments in the Western Conference finals, twice dominating the overtime periods in a four-game sweep of Memphis. Edge: Spurs. POWER FORWARD: Udonis Haslem vs. Tiago Splitter. Neither will score often, but the veteran Haslem had a pair of big performances in the East finals, scoring 17 points in one victory, 16 in another, and shooting 8 for 9 in both. Splitter often converts when he gets it, making 58 percent of his shots in the postseason, and scored 18 points in the Sp...
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